How to configuring e-mail accounts from the webmail user menu

This article describes how to configure an e-mail account through the webmail interface. Using the webmail interface, e-mail account users can change many account settings and preferences directly in their web browser, including:

  • Autoresponders.
  • Account password.
  • Preferred webmail application.
  • E-mail filters.
  • E-mail forwarders.

Configuring e-mail accounts through webmail

To configure an account using the webmail interface, follow these steps:

  • Log in to the e-mail account using the webmail interface.
  • On the top menu bar, click the name of the account. In the following image, the account name is user@example.com:
  • Configuring e-mail accounts through webmail

The account settings and preferences list appears:

Webmail menu options

Select the option you want to view or modify:

  • Webmail application: To run a different webmail application, click Horde or Roundcube.

Select the option you want to view or modify:

  • Webmail application: To run a different webmail application, click Horde or Roundcube.
  • Autoresponders: This option enables you to configure how automated messages are sent. You may want to do this, for example, if you are on vacation or unavailable.
    BoxTrapper: This option enables you to configure the BoxTrapper anti-spam tool.
    Review Queue: This option enables you to review and process emails caught by BoxTrapper. 
    Calendars and Contacts: This option enables you to configure calendars and contacts for the account.
    Password & Security: This option enables you to change the password for the account.
    Configure Mail Client: This option displays information about how to configure many different types of e-mail client applications to work with the account.
    Contact Information: This option enables you edit contact information for receiving account notifications and password reset confirmations.
    Manage Disk Usage: This option enables you to manage disk usage for the account. You can view exactly how much disk space the inbox and other folders occupy.
    Email Filters: This option enables you to create filters for the account. For example, you can automatically delete incoming messages based on a number of criteria.
    Forwarders: This option enables you to create forwarders for the account. For example, you can forward incoming messages to another e-mail address.
    Mailing Lists: This option enables you manage mailing lists for the account.

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